Two Fiery Crashes, No Serious Injuries

Two Fiery Crashes, No Serious Injuries »

The pilots in two Florida plane crashes seemingly had luck on their side, as news photos show extensive fire damage to both aircraft, but all on board walked away. Details on each incident are scant, but a father and son escaped injury when their Cessna Corvalis landed at Space Coast Regional Airport on Saturday afternoon and subsequently burned extensively. I More

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FAA Wants To Cancel 736 NDB, VOR/DME Approaches »

The FAA has published a list of 736 NDB and VOR/DME instrument approaches it wants to shut down starting this year as it moves to satellite-based navigation. In a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking... More

Sun 'n Fun Launches With Education Focus »

Aviators headed to Sun 'n Fun in Lakeland, Florida, this week can expect all the usual… daily airshows, thousands of airplanes to look at, forums and workshops, tents and hangars filled with... More

Aspen Announces Major ADS-B Price Cuts »

Competition in ADS-B is clearly heating up and anyone looking for discounts on mandate-ready equipment will find them at Sun 'n Fun from at least one vendor. Aspen Avionics announced today that... More

Aero Reports Growth In Attendance »

With almost 34,000 visitors from 60 countries, officials at Aero Friedrichshafen said attendance showed a "marked increase" over previous years. "International visitors in particular generated... More

Tank's Eye View »

The Royal Canadian Air Force's Snowbirds air demonstration team has taken remote camera video to a new level with their "Tank Cam." The team, officially 431 Air Demonstration Squadron, has mounted... More

FAA Backs Off On UAS Videos »

The FAA has told its field inspectors that a video on the Internet is not enough to prove that someone has violated its rules against commercial operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). In a... More

F-100F Super Sabre, F-35 Fighter To Debut At AirVenture »

A supersonic warbird and a new fighter jet will make their debuts in the military lineup at EAA's AirVenture in July. Dean "Cutter" Cutshall of Indiana will show his North American F-100F Super... More

Stemme Debuts S12 Motorglider At Aero »

Stemme, a German glider company that also has a U.S. subsidiary, Stemme USA, in South Carolina, brought its newest aircraft to Aero Friedrichshafen this week, the S12 motorglider. The new model... More



Public Benefit Flying: Get Involved

Public Benefit Flying: Get Involved »

For more than 70 years, public benefit flying (PBF) has harnessed the passion of pilots to help others. What began out of abject frustration evolved into what is now thousands of volunteer pilots donating their time, skills and airplanes (owned or... More


Build It Better

Build It Better »

There are always unknowns in any human endeavor, but in aviation, we must think about the ways we can minimize them. More


Your Refurb: Panel Connectivity for Avionics

Your Refurb: Panel Connectivity for Avionics »

If you're doing an avionics upgrade as part of a refurb, we think wireless avionics integration makes sense, especially as the cost may be as low as $1,000 plus installation. More

Short Final:

Short Final »

While monitoring traffic at KAPA, we overheard a Skyhawk pilot having a difficult day. Having gone around on his first attempt, he ended up safely on the ground on his second -- if a bit long and far from gracefully. ... Tower: "Skyhawk 123, you O.K. there?" ... Skyhawk 123: "Yeah. We took a bounce there. [pause] I hope it didn't look as bad as it felt." ... Tower: "It did." -- Tom McDaniel More


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Parkland College Offers Aviation Programs

The Parkland College Institute of Aviation at the University of Illinois is pleased to announce very special opportunities for students who wish to pursue aviation as a career. At the national news intersection of high student loan debt and impending airline pilot shortage, Parkland's program offers a breath of fresh air.